Outdoor Wake-Up Sunshine Storytime (Weather Permitting)

Off Site

Join us for outdoor storytimes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Start your day with stories, songs and rhymes led by Newton Free Library Children’s Librarians. For children 0-4 and their caregivers. […]

5th/6th Grade Book Group

Teen Area

Starting October 26th, join us for a virtual book club for kids in grades 5-6 where we explore a new book each month! Participants are encouraged to bring their own […]

48th Annual Theodore D. Mann Newton Mayor’s Community Breakfast

The Mt. Ida Campus at UMass Amherst 777 Dedham St., Newton, MA

The 48th Annual Theodore D. Mann Newton Mayor’s Community Breakfast: “Spring Forward - With Hope” will be held Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 7:30a.m. at University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Mount […]


ELL – Reading Plays and Poetry Aloud

3rd Floor Rear Arc

Reading Plays and Poetry Aloud is a class for intermediate to advanced English learners. A fun way to improve your English reading and speaking skills! We will read and discuss […]

Rockabye Beats–Live at the Hyde Bandstand

Come dance, sing and get a little loco! Original and contemporary music the whole family will enjoy. Rockabye Beats includes Spanish songs; freestyle dance; an instrument show and tell; music […]

ELL – Morning Chat


Morning Chat is a conversation group for intermediate and above English learners. We discuss practical and local topics, as well as topics suggested by our learners. No registration is necessary. […]

ELL – Beginner Conversation Group on Zoom


A conversation group for beginner English language learners. No registration is required. Come when you can! This class meets on Zoom on Wednesday afternoons, from April 13 until May 25, […]

Draw Along Creatures: Alligators!


For this session, Draw Along Creatures continues with a focus on alligators! After creating a drawing of this popular animal from simple shapes, the artist instructor will show you how […]

ELL – Talking About Art and Museums


We will discuss works of art and museums we have visited. This will be the starting point for discussion that can be about other topics of interest to the group. […]